The Huffington Post: Seventy-Five Percent of Trump Voters Want Legal Status for Dreamers

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Washington, July 11, 2017 | comments

Last April, a Morning Consult and Politico poll revealed that three in four of Americans who voted for President Donald Trump in 2016 support providing legal status to “Dreamers,” who are undocumented immigrants brought here as children or young adults. In total, registered voters support offering legal status to Dreamers by a steep 78-14 margin, demonstrating that legislation providing this status is welcome.

With broad support coming from every Americans of every stripe—conservative, moderate, liberal, millennials and baby-boomers—Congress now needs to provide a permanent solution for the Dreamer population. The Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act should be that solution.

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Secretary Kelly himself has also called on Congress to act. “I’m not going to let you [Congress] off the hook,” he stated. “You’ve got to solve this problem.”

Luckily, the Recognizing America’s Children Act, introduced by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), is a sound solution to this problem.

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